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Wheat and Small Grains

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Study: Conserving soil and water in dryland wheat region

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Weed Scientists Uproot Common “Superweed” Myths

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Video: Herbicide Symptomology in Field Crops

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Market Prices

W: Chicago Wheat Futures Prices (soft red winter wheat)
KW: Kansas City Wheat Future Prices (hard red winter wheat)
MW: Minneapolis Wheat Futures Prices (hard red spring wheat)
C: Chicago Corn Futures Prices

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Dynamic decision tools to help you make informed management choices.

Variety Selection Tool

Variety Selection Tool


Nitrogen Application Calculator


Spring Wheat Yield Calculator

Post Harvest Nitrogen Calculator

Post Harvest Nitrogen Calculator


Wheat & Barley Production in Washington

For decades Washington has been known throughout the world as the home of high quality soft white and club wheat production. Washington farmers also raise superb hard red winter, hard white, hard red spring wheat, and barley.

In 2013 there were nearly 2.2 million acres of wheat harvested in the state of Washington, yielding more than 144 million bushels, and barley was harvested on 185 thousand acres for a total production of 13.3 million bushels.

Winter Wheat

Spring Wheat

Soft White



Hard White



Hard Red



Total 1.66 million acres (114.5 million bushels) 455 thousand acres (21.8 million bushels)


This data was provided by the United States Department of Agriculture National Agriculture Statistics Service.

Upcoming Events

9:00 am WSU Building Soils for Better Cr...
WSU Building Soils for Better Cr...
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:40 pm
Can improved soils suppress diseases? How high can I get my soil organic matter? What problems are caused by poor soil health? Should I do soil health testing? How can I reduce tillage? Will soil[...]
8:30 am WSU Wheat Academy @ Vogel Plant Biosciences Building
WSU Wheat Academy @ Vogel Plant Biosciences Building
Dec 16 @ 8:30 am – Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm
Wheat growers and crop consultants are invited to the inaugural WSU Extension Wheat Academy. The two-day event takes place on WSU’s Pullman campus Dec. 16 and 17 and features comprehensive, hands-on learning about soil quality,[...]

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